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*Please call ahead to make sure we are in! Although we make every attempt to have the office open during these hours, at times we are both out of the office for education programs or technical assistance.

207-596-2040
893 West St (Rt 90)
Rockport, ME 04856

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    2017 Backyard Composting & Rain Barrel Sale Pick Up

    Saturday, June 17 from 10am to 1pm

    Knox-Lincoln SWCD Office
    893 West St (Rt 90)
    Rockport, ME 04856 (map)

    All pre-ordered items will be ready for you to take home and put to use!

     

    Extras available of the following items:

    • Sure Close Kitchen Scrap Pails
    • Wingdigger Aerators
    • REOtemp Thermometers

     

     

    Questions? Call or email Hildy at 596-2040 or hildy@knox-lincoln.org

     

    The following items will be available in Spring 2018. Scroll down to sign up for the mailing list!


    Earth Machine Compost Bin

    • Converts grass, leaves & table scraps into an abundance of rich garden soil
    •  Easy, snap together assembly
    • Large 80 gallon capacity
    • 10 year warranty & Instruction Booklet 
    • Made with recycled plastic
    • Assembled dimensions - 33”x35”

           2017 price: $60 including tax  (Suggested retail $125 + tax)

     

     

     

    Brooks Mill Lobster Trap Composter   NEW!!
    (made in Thomaston, Maine)
     

    The coated 4ft x 12ft wire enclosure makes up to a cubic yard of compost.

    • Its size allows it to work all year long.
    • Put grass, leaves, garden waste, and table scraps in it.
    • The cover of same material keeps pests out while allowing in rain and air circulation.
    • Kit comes with a cover and hog ring pliers
    • Seal of approval from some of Maine’s top composting experts!

    2017 price: $90.00 including tax

     

     

     

    SYSTERN Rain Barrel

    • Great rain water collection for gardening
    • 55 Gallon capacity
    • Neutral color blends into any landscape
    • Made of polyethylene; up to 50% recycled
    • Built-in mosquito mesh keeps out bugs and debris
    • Overflow capability/accessories included
    • Links to another Systern Rain Barrel

     2017 price: $75 including tax  (Suggested retail $120 + tax)
                

     

            

    The Compost Cart  NEW!!!

     

     
    • 10.5 gallon (40 liter) wheeled cart for food scrap storage
    • Perfect for storing food scraps for a trip to the garden (or your friend's garden) pile or transfer station (for those of you lucky enough to have municipal composting)

     2017 price: $48 including tax

     

       

    Sure Close Compost Pail

    • 1.9 gallon capacity; 11 x 9.5 x 8.5  
    • Hinged, stay-open, vented lid 
    • Interlocking seal keeps out fruit flies  
    • Wide top for easy scraping

     2017 price: $11 including tax

     

     

     

    Wingdigger Compost Turner and Aerator

    •  Tubular steel construction; 31” long
    • Padded handle
    • Easily lifts & mixes newer compost with more decomposed bottom layers 
    • Decreases compsction and aerates

        2017 price: $23 including tax

     

     

     

     

     

    REOTEMP Backyard Compost Thermometer  

    • Accurate and durable from 0 to 200 F
    • 1/4" x 20" metal stem
    • Easy to read - won't fog up!
    • Three composting temperature zones: Steady, Active, Hot
    • Composting instructions included
    • 1 yr limited warranty

    2017 price: $25 including tax

     

     

     

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